Links

Legislation

Waste Act 1072/1993
New Waste Act 646/2011 (English translation is not yet available)

WEEE

Pirkanmaa Regional Environment Centre
Finland's environmental administration 
European Commission

RoHS

Safety Technology Authority - TUKES 

Producer organisation for portable batteries and accumulators

Recser Oy

Nationwide recycling operators

Lassila & Tikanoja 
Stena Technoworld Oy 
Kuusakoski 
CRT-Finland 

Processing of lamps

Ekokem 

Processing of batteries

AkkuSer Ltd 

Partner Organisations

WEEE Forum
The Federation of Finnish Technology Industries 
The Environmental Register of Packaging PYR Ltd 

 

 

WHY CHOOSE ELKER?

  • 1. Elker is a reliable service provider with over 10 years of experience in the field.
  • 2. Elker is always up-to-date on the latest obligations set out in the EU's WEEE directive and the corresponding obligations of the Finnish legislation.
  • 3. Elker organises the recycling processes of electrical and electronic equipment efficiently.
  • 4. Elker's WEEE recycling processes are sustainable and safe.
  • 5. The WEEE collected is mainly recycled in Finland, according to strict safety regulations and processes.
  • 6. Elker is part of a European-wide joint venture network that enables the producers to settle the WEEE and battery & accumulator requirements and take care of the responsibilities also in Norway and Switzerland, in addition to most of the EU countries.
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